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Bahia launches blockchain to track gov’t bidding process
15 Jul 2019 13:54

Bahia launches blockchain to track government bidding process

South Korean banks, telcos partner on a mobile identity initiative
15 Jul 2019 13:44

South Korean banks and telcos partner on a mobile identity initiative

PayFast drops BTC, blames high charges and slow transactions
15 Jul 2019 13:34

PayFast drops BTC, blames high charges and slow transactions

Diamonds and the Treasury Debt Ceiling: Why Nothing Has ‘Intrinsic Value’ in Economics
15 Jul 2019 15:00

The U.S. Treasury Department has just issued an urgent letter requesting a lift on the debt ceiling, ...

PR: Cred and Bitcoin.com Join Forces to Boost Crypto Lending
15 Jul 2019 09:30

By John Yearwood Cred Correspondent Amid a dramatic Bitcoin bull run, two of the most influential names in the blockchain finance ...

Tether Accidentally Printed $5 Billion Worth Of USDT


15 Jul 2019 15:51

While helping the crypto exchange Poloniex move $50 million worth of USDT from the Omni blockchain to the Tron blockchain, Tether inadvertently printed $5 billion worth during the transfer, citing human error.

What Congress May Want To Know About Facebook's Libra


15 Jul 2019 15:45

With Facebook set to meet with the Senate on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday, Washington insiders report that lawmakers will be interested in Libra's classification as a possible exchange-traded fund, what Facebook will do to ensure user privacy, and what the Swiss ...

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"The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that's required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve. We have to trust them with our privacy, trust them not to let identity thieves drain our accounts. Their massive overhead costs make micropayments impossible. With e-currency based on cryptographic proof, without the need to trust a third party middleman, money can be secure and transactions effortless."
Satoshi Nakamoto